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Zojo Temple_Shiba - Kawase  Hasui

Zojo Temple,Shiba, 1925

Woodblock Print  
15 x 10.5 in

Description: This is Kawase Hasui's most admired print, a lovely winter scene. A tree with snow covered branches in front of the temple contrasts vividly with the horizontal roofs and bright red of the facade As the driven snow falls, a woman, with a large umbrella, walks alone, her garments fluttering in the wind.

Issued: published 1925

Edition: 1929-32

Condition: a very fine print with beautiful Color and embossing to flakes and snow covered trees; a small ink smudge right at edge of image, small mend at lower margin, a few thin spots

Signed: in black brush

Sealed: in red 'sui'

Special Label: 'C' seal, 1929-32

Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo

Series: Twenty Views of Tokyo